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Anthony D. Weiner

Political sex scandals, then and now

Political sex scandals, then and now

So it turns out that Warren G. Harding really did father a love child with one of his mistresses, Nan Britton. Last week, descendants of Harding and Britton confirmed that DNA evidence linked their families to each other.

But Harding never discussed the matter in public, which separates his time from ours. Today's sexually wayward leaders are required to grovel, confessing their sins to the world. Think Bill Clinton, John Edwards, Mark Sanford and